The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 49 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing HP 30 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.76% 3.30% 3.79%
As % of the Vendors category 8.67% 7.32% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 11
Average daily rate
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£357 £135 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+164.44% -65.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £100 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £416 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £19.03 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.51% +5.04%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
346 355 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.89% 45.11% 47.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 157 173
Average daily rate £400 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.84 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -46.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £45.00 £41.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -19 9 £390 +290.00% 4
Chester -8 5 £450 +16.12%
Daresbury - 3 £350 -
Runcorn +5 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £200 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Migration
4 13 (24.07%) VMware
5 12 (22.22%) IBM
5 12 (22.22%) SCCM
6 11 (20.37%) Cisco
6 11 (20.37%) OpenView
6 11 (20.37%) SAN
7 10 (18.52%) Finance
7 10 (18.52%) ITIL
8 9 (16.67%) MCP
8 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
9 8 (14.81%) SLA
9 8 (14.81%) Service Management
10 7 (12.96%) WAN
10 7 (12.96%) Citrix
10 7 (12.96%) LAN
10 7 (12.96%) MS Office
10 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
11 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 6 (11.11%) Coaching
11 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (11.11%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) Exstream Dialogue
2 2 (3.70%) Lync
2 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) WAN
2 7 (12.96%) LAN
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 5 (9.26%) NAS
5 3 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
6 2 (3.70%) Internet
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) VPN
6 2 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.85%) HTTP
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.85%) VLAN
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.70%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) Mockito
2 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.85%) JUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.85%) Introscope
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) OAT Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) WSDL
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
1 4 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.85%) Spring
3 1 (1.85%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (1.85%) RESTful
3 1 (1.85%) PowerMock
3 1 (1.85%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.85%) Catalyst
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) JDBC
3 1 (1.85%) Servlets
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) PMI
2 5 (9.26%) Replication
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Handset
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE
7 1 (1.85%) Debian
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Migration
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) Service Management
4 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Change Management
7 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.56%) Information Security
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.70%) ERP
9 2 (3.70%) Workflow
9 2 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) ABAP
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) MCP
2 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) CCNP
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.85%) CCIE
6 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 11 (20.37%) OpenView
3 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.70%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.70%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.85%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) IBM
4 11 (20.37%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) Citrix
6 5 (9.26%) Veritas
7 4 (7.41%) NetApp
7 4 (7.41%) Brocade
7 4 (7.41%) Veeam
8 3 (5.56%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) BT
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) SAP
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) BMC
10 1 (1.85%) 3Com
10 1 (1.85%) Perforce
10 1 (1.85%) Lotus
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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